Senior Social Worker, Breckland
Senior Social Worker
GBP34,308 - GBP38,235 per annum (Scale K)
37 hours per week
We are looking for enthusiastic experienced Senior Social Workers who have a passion for excellence and the ability to share this passion with others.
We value our social workers and offer competitive salary packages which are among the best in the region GBP34,308 - GBP38,235. We have also improved our structure to create small social work teams and a caseload policy to enable social workers to put 'Children First' and provide excellent care for every Norfolk child.
You will have our full support and access to excellent professional development opportunities at the University of East Anglia as part of our teaching Partnership through Norfolk Social Care Academy. We will give you the support, training and services you require to deliver positive change to children and families and deliver lasting improvements to our services.
Norfolk County Council offer a range of benefits to employees including:
- One of the best performing Local Government Pension Schemes
- Access to a car loan scheme at reduced interest rates.
- Relocation package, up to a maximum total of GBP8000
- 35 days annual leave (including bank holidays) rising with retention.
- Norfolk Rewards Scheme (a nationally recognised employees benefits and discount scheme)
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As a large county Norfolk has 6 localities delivering services to children and families. Kings Lynn and West Norfolk, Breckland, South Norfolk, North Norfolk and Broadland, Gt Yarmouth and Norwich. Each locality in the area has a dedicated Head of Social Work based locally and is co-located with a strong early help service.
Children's Services are based in the market towns of Dereham and Thetford. Dereham is officially the centre of Norfolk! A vibrant town only 30 minutes from Norwich and 40 minutes to King's Lynn with a variety of shops, places to eat and a large free public car park. Dereham is well located for access to Norfolk's stunning coastline and Norfolk Broads National Park.
The historical town of Thetford sits within easy reach of Thetford Forest, which hosts big name concerts and events throughout the year, The Norfolk Broads National Park, beautiful beaches and countryside. The town has easy access to the A11 and A14 and regular rail services to Norwich and London Liverpool Street.
For an informal discussion regarding this vacancy please contact Jenny Allen Recruitment Manager on .
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Please quote job reference: G181 CHHE
Closing date: 28 August 2017